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Who faces the toughest nonconference schedule?

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We've gone through every nonconference schedule again for each team in all the top leagues as well as notable mid-major teams. We've assigned a value to every single game on every team's nonconference slate and given it a ranking.

This isn't just about the elite games, either. Teams are penalized for playing cupcakes. They are also rewarded for playing a true road game.

A year ago, Kentucky had the top nonconference schedule entering the season. This year, it's another blueblood.